Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Foothills Animal Shelter. Our employees make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals and people in our community each year.

In order to more effectively support the community and the animals in our care, Foothills Animal Shelter is undergoing some exciting changes to its structure. Our hope is that with a new structure, we will be able to better focus on our mission of providing the best care possible for every animal that enters our doors. Check out the postings below detailing our currently available positions.

Current Job Openings

Volunteer Program Manager

Foothills Animal Shelter, with nearly 50 staff and over 400 volunteers, is seeking a dependable, patient, and highly organized individual to lead its Volunteer Program. The ideal candidate will put a high priority on relationship-building, while setting effectively guiding volunteers, communicating expectations, and ensuring staff is adequately supported with volunteer assistance.

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To apply: Email a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this opportunity to jstauffer@fas4pets.org no later than Sunday, April 30, 2017. NO INQUIRIES PLEASE. Please include your salary requirements. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.


 

Kennel Care Technician

The Kennel Care Technician is responsible for providing excellent animal care. More specifically, this position is responsible for providing, humane care of the animals at the Shelter, including feeding, cleaning and maintaining kennel facilities, and documenting and relaying information regarding the health and safety of animals to management, and supervisors. This highly visible position helps set the reputation for Foothills Animal Shelter, thus competency, compassion, professionalism, and friendliness is constantly required. This position starts at $11/hour but is negotiable depending on experience.

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To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume detailing your experience as it relates to this opportunity dwhitlock@fas4pets.org no later than Monday, May 1, 2017. No inquiries please. Interviews may begin prior to the deadline and applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.

 


 

Shelter Services Specialist

The Shelter Services Specialist is responsible for providing excellent customer service to the Jefferson County community and its animal control officers. In a friendly, efficient, and professional manner, this position is responsible for facilitating surrenders and returning animals to owners, performing intake duties, cleaning kennels, feeding animals and general animal care, and supporting foster care and veterinary services for pick-ups and drop-offs. The Shelter Services Specialist is also responsible for data entry into the Shelter Buddy animal management software program and securing financial transactions and handling money per established policies and procedures. This is one of the most visible roles at the Shelter. Competency, compassion, and professionalism is essential.

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To apply for this position, email a cover letter and resume to hdulcy@fas4pets.org no later than Monday, May 8, 2017. Applicants will be interviewed on a rolling basis and the position may be filled prior to the deadline. Interested applicants are strongly encouraged to apply immediately.